Minor 'A Series of Unfortunate Events' spoilers ahead! Because my friends are the best, I was recently invited to a fancy dress party. The theme was ‘Villains/ antagonists from literature’, and we had a bit of a book swap at the bar too. If you know me at all you know that I am a… Continue reading An Unfortunate Costume
I love a novelty/ themed make, but I similarly hate the thought of making something I won’t wear. What a waste of my own labour. However, when I started my new job recently there was something I had to attempt… I work for the Crystal Maze experience in Manchester, which is awesome. I’m not… Continue reading Start the Fans Please
This post has taken me a long old time to write. Do you ever feel like you’ve been experiencing too much internet? I just felt smothered by it. So, I deleted all my social media apps from my phone, stopped refreshing the Guardian homepage every three minutes, and tried to spend more time doing other… Continue reading Happy Birthday Blog!
Not my image... obviously Here’s something a little different today. I love costumes and thinking about how the outfits in the films I watch were made. Clothing and costume design in a more formal sense is actually an academic interest of mine, studying it a bit at uni and still considering studying it further in… Continue reading Reel Life: Wreck it Ralph
I’ve not been able to do a huge amount of full on sewing in the last couple of weeks, but I have been managing a bit of hand embroidery. It's been a good thing to do when watching a film, on the train or at the pub- don't judge me. We went to a Halloween… Continue reading Nasty Man Costume
My sister contacted me about a super hero themed event coming up, and of course I jumped at the chance to make her own super hero costume. Since it was coming up to Guy Fawkes night at the time, plus I thought it would be cool to do, I decided to design a firework themed… Continue reading Super Hero Costume
This Halloween Michael and I dressed up as Reginald and Beartato from Nedroid. If you haven't seen this website before I highly recommend it. It's full of very funny web comics and I can sometimes get lost on there for ages, in a good way. Anyway, so we decided on Michael being Reginald and me… Continue reading Nedroid inspired Halloween costumes